EHS Specialist

Posted 05 Sep 2018

Scotland - all, Scotland - United Kingdom

Req Id 181203


A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. 

  • Develop, implement, maintain and control site Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) programs to comply with local, corporate and divisional regulations (eg. International standards; OSHA; HSE; SEPA; etc) in conjunction with the site and Corporate programs and business needs. Oversee and coordinate all training for site staff and maintain relevant training records.
  • Maintain up-to-date references, guidelines and knowledge of local regulations pertaining to the EHS issues related to all operations. Prepare applicable mandated and special reports/plans for regulatory agencies. Prepare and obtain all applicable local permits relating to EHS programs.
  • Develop and implement EHS compliance programs/plans required by regulatory agencies and develop SOPs pertaining to EHS and employee training. Maintain data and records to support compliance.
  • Co-ordinate the chemical management program (ie. Hazard Communication; Chemical Hygiene; COSHH, etc).
  • Conduct accident/incident investigation and recommend/implement corrective actions. File appropriate reports with corporate departments as required. As needed, co-ordinate medical related services and workers’ compensation claims with the Human Resources department
  • Co-ordinate, oversee and/or provide all related staff EHS training.
  • Co-ordinate, oversee and ensure compliance and resolution for all related environmental issues; including but not limited to; waste, sewer and air programs.
  • Conduct applicable EHS review of all capital projects and equipment to ensure all applicable regulatory and best management practices are met.
  • Serve as Chair of the Employee/Management Safety, Ergonomics, Environmental and other site committees as needed. Work in conjunction with other site staff as needed to establish meeting dates, prepare agenda and document and distribute meeting minutes and audits.
  • Co-ordinate and participate in internal and external on-site audits conducted by regulatory agencies and vendors. As needed/requested, provide appropriate documentation.

  • Qualified to NEBOSH diploma level or equivalent; or Bachelors’ degree, (EHS preferred)
  • Knowledge and experience of ISO 14001 system.
  • Minimum of 3 years in FDA regulated industry (pharmaceutical, biotechnology or Medical Device).
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels and good technical writing skills (SOPs, technical reports etc).
  • Knowledge of CAPA and Change Control requirements and systems.

What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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